What’s Happening At the Vanderbilt

Start Your Holidays at the Vanderbilt Tree Lighting

Free Community Event on Saturday, November 24 Many Other Late Fall Events and Programs Every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum invites everyone to kick off the holiday season at its free Tree Lighting event. Also on the November-December calendar are guided tours of the decorated Vanderbilt Mansion, children’s workshops,...
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Vanderbilt Events: A Busy Fall Season

Fall at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum offers a salute to veterans, live rock and Beatles music, the annual tree lighting, twilight tours of the decorated Vanderbilt Mansion, Carriage House Players productions, and new Planetarium shows. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our Events section. SPECIAL CHILDREN’S EVENT A Morning for Children with...
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Carriage House Players: Dramatic Comedy ‘She Kills Monsters’

The Carriage House Players (CHP) will continue their Fall 2018 season with She Kills Monsters, opening Friday, October 19, at 8:00 p.m. Performances will be given in the Vanderbilt Museum’s Carriage House Theater, located in the Education Center at 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. Qui Nguyen’s high-octane dramatic comedy romp takes the audience into the world...
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Vanderbilt Yacht That Became Navy Gunboat Was Sunk 75 Years Ago

William K. Vanderbilt II (1878-1944) spent years dreaming of and designing his 264-foot yacht Alva. The ship, named after his mother, Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, was custom-built at the Krupp-Germaniawerft shipyard in Kiel, Germany. On August 5, the Vanderbilt Museum marked the 75th anniversary of the yacht’s wartime service and recalled its tragic sinking on August...
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Carriage House Players Open Fall Season at Vanderbilt

The Carriage House Players (CHP) will open their Fall 2018 season with Yen, a drama by Anna Jordan, on Friday, September 7, at 8:00 p.m. The CHP perform in the Carriage House Theater in the Vanderbilt Museum’s Education Center, located at the Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. Other performances will be given on...
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Sat 17

Fun, Creative Workshops for Pre-K, Grades K-5

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 17

We Will, We Will Rock You! Laser Queen Marathon

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm